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Live at the Dunham Inn
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produced by Randy Knapp, fl. 1978 (Folkways Records, 1978), 35 mins
produced by Randy Knapp, fl. 1978 (Folkways Records, 1978), 35 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1957), 45 mins
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Sonny Terry's New Sound: Jawharp in Blues and Folk Music: With Brownie McGhee and J. C. Burris
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produced by Charles Edward Smith, 1904-1970 (Folkways Records, 1961), 48 mins

Best known for his blues harmonica recordings, Sonny Terry joins friends Brownie McGhee and J.C. Burris to explore the range of the jawharp (also known as Jew’s harp or mouth harp) in blues and American folk music. According to producer Charles Edward Smith, Terry’s vocal responses to the sounds of the jawhar...

produced by Charles Edward Smith, 1904-1970 (Folkways Records, 1961), 48 mins
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Sonny Terry's Washboard Band
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produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1955), 25 mins
Blind harmonica player and singer Sonny Terry recorded a few records during the 1930s and 1940s, but found wider fame in the folk revival of the 1950s and 1960s. This recording features a washboard band—an ensemble that includes washboard, washtub bass (a development from the African earth bow), bones, and somet...
produced by Harold Courlander, 1908-1996 (Folkways Records, 1955), 25 mins
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